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Chevrolet Venture Replace Fuel Filter Every 30,000 to Prevent Fuel Pump Failure

Chevrolet Venture Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Engine Affected: 3.4L V6

Average Mileage: 167,300 mi (14,700 mi - 315,000 mi)


The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

  • Visitor, , 3.4L V6, 115,000 mi

    stalled out like i ran out of gas but had enough to keep going. it would try to start and run really rough, then stall out again . eventually not start at all.

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  • Visitor, , 3.4L V6, 315,000 mi

    When I be at stop light, my low fuel light comes on and gas be in tank. Now it getting hard to crank back up!

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  • chevysean, , 3.4L V6, 199,100 mi

    Just changed my fuel pump eldelco car was working fine until suddenly engine cut out wont start,i did not change the filter waiting for delivery i hope it is this the pump is still making a noise when i turn the key any other suggestions please thanks.......

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  • Brens1955, , 3.4L V6, 80,000 mi

    Note: engine was replaced at <40,000 under warranty.
    Vehicle now has 80,000 and sometimes fails to start. It runs FINE. It occasionally fails to start, although it cranks well...just fails to turn over.

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  • Visitor, , 3.4L V6

    van just cut off last night.haven't checked anything yet,was looking to get an idea of where to start. was wondering if there is an access panel to fuel pump or if the tank has to be dropped?

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